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The Art of Lecturing
A Practical Guide to Successful University Lectures and Business Presentations

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  • Date Published: September 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521703529

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  • This volume is a simple and clear guide to lecturing. It offers strategies for successful lectures in the academic and business communities. Told from a lecturing mindset, this book aims to combat fear and nervousness, while presenting successful tricks and tactics. Parham Aarabi discusses a wide array of practical ideas that may surprise and help even the most experienced public speakers. In addition, Aarabi provides a unique insight into lecturing for 21st century audiences based on his own lecturing experiences at the University of Toronto and Stanford University. Aarabi is the winner of the 2004 IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award for ‘inspirational classroom instruction’.

    • Presents a clear and detailed summary of lecturing methods, tips and tricks
    • Practical examples and case studies of effective lectures are included, acting as templates on which readers can base their own presentations
    • The author won the 2004 IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award for 'inspirational classroom instruction', and this book is based on his teaching experiences
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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521703529
    • length: 170 pages
    • dimensions: 226 x 150 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.26kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. The lecturing mindset
    3. Old school basics
    4. General lecturing principles
    5. At the beginning of the lecture
    6. Things you should be aware of during the lecture
    7. Effective tools/tricks to energize your lecture
    8. Common mistakes that turn good lectures into disasters
    9. At the end of the lecture
    10. The art of academic lecturing
    11. Making lectures come to life through labs
    12. Lecturing in non-academic contexts
    13. The mechanics of professional presentations
    14. Final words
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    Parham Aarabi, University of Toronto
    Parham Aarabi is the founder and director of the Artificial Perception Laboratory at the University of Toronto. He has won many awards for teaching, including the IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award, an international award given for 'inspirational classroom instruction', in 2004.

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